Children’s Book Review: Duck and Hippo The Secret Valentine By Jonathan London

Archive for January 2019

Book Review: The Suspect By Fiona Barton

The Suspect

THE SUSPECT Kate Waters #3 By: Fiona Barton Published: January 22, 2019 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Suspense/Thriller   Fiona Barton is a former long-time reporter turned fiction writer. In her first novel, she introduced readers to Kate Waters, a reporter sharing stories of real-life horrors. In her third book, Barton takes us into Kate Waters’ personal life,…

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Children’s Book Review: Miss Pinkeltink’s Purse By Patty Brozo

Miss Pinkeltinks Purse

MISS PINKELTINK’S PURSE By: Patty Brozo Illustrated by: Ana Ochoa Published: December 4, 2018 Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers Fiction   Everyone in town seems to know Miss Pinkeltink and her bulging purse. She takes it everywhere and it is so big, it tends to knock over people or things and even smashes things. People were…

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Book Review: Love Can Be By Louisa McCune and Teresa Miller

Love Can Be

LOVE CAN BE A Literary Collection about Our Animals Edited by: Louisa McCune and Teresa Miller Published: November 13, 2018 Publisher: Kirkpatrick Foundation Non-Fiction/Short Stories   Thirty well-known authors have come together to share stories of their love of animals. You’ll find stories about beloved dogs and cats, but there are also stories about frogs,…

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Children’s Book Review: Have I Ever Told You? By Shani King

Have I Ever Told You

HAVE I EVER TOLD YOU? By: Shani King Illustrated by: Anna Horvath Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers Non-Fiction   One of the most important things you can say to your child is “I love you.” But even more than that, telling your child you support them, you encourage them, and you believe…

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Book Review: In Dog We Trust By Beth Kendrick

In Dog We Trust

IN DOG WE TRUST Black Dog Bay #5 By: Beth Kendrick Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Berkley Fiction/Contemporary Fiction The fifth book in the Black Dog Bay series set in the idyllic town of Black Dog Bay, Delaware is just as delightful as the others, if not more so. Kendrick brings back some of the…

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Bout of Books 24 Update and 2019 Reading Goals

2019 Reading Goals

  I spent last week participating in my 6th Bout of Books. See my initial post, HERE. Joining the Bout of Books Readathon is a great way to get back into the groove of reading every day after the crazy holiday season. Even if you don’t read every day it’s ok. This readathon has no…

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Children’s Book Review: Ultimate Predatorpedia By Christina Wilsdon

Ultimate Predatorpedia

ULTIMATE PREDATORPEDIA The Most Complete Predator Reference Ever By: Christina Wilsdon Published: October 2, 2018 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction   Which of these animals is a predator: Lion, Dog, European Hedgehog, Tiger, Robin, Turkey Vulture, or Ladybug? If you guessed all of them, you would be right. But, when you think of a…

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Book Review: Seven Sundays By Alec Penix

Seven Sundays

SEVEN SUNDAYS A Faith, Fitness, and Food Plan for Lasting Spiritual and Physical Change By: Alec Penix and Myatt Murphy Published: December 4, 2018 Publisher: Howard Books Non-Fiction   January is the time of year when many of us think about making changes to our current lifestyle, either adding a fitness routine, eating more vegetables,…

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